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FAO Recommends Edible Insects as Environmentally Friendly Food

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May 13, 2013
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Beetles, caterpillars and wasps could supplement diets around the world as an environmentally friendly food sources if Western consumers will give eating edible insects a go, the UN's Food and Agricultural organization said on Monday.


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